STEPHENVILLE A 29-year-old Stephenville man has been charged with assaulting a female family member during an alleged dispute Monday night.
The Bay St. George RCMP were called to the disturbance, where it is reported the man had pinned the female to a wall by pushing a table into her, and had also allegedly grabbed her.
The man, who police said was heavily intoxicated, was arrested and kept in custody until he sobered up. He was charged with assault and assault with a weapon (table).
He is scheduled to appear in provincial court in Stephenville Dec. 16.